No, the coronavirus did not recently mutate to become more transmissible: 'People are still getting the same virus we saw in the spring'

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 25, 2020 - 3:18pm

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No pathogen on Earth is being more closely monitored than the coronavirus.

Scientists have been regularly collecting and genetically sequencing samples of the virus to track how it's changing. Over time, that monitoring has revealed, one version became more prevalent than the rest: a strain with the mutation dubbed D614G.

Utah's Nomi Health has faced controversy over its COVID-19 testing initiative, but its founders say the program proves the startup’s idea of lowering healthcare costs by ‘cutting out the middleman’ is on the right track

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 25, 2020 - 3:16pm

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Nomi Health launched in Orem, Utah in mid-2019 to try to eliminate the headaches of corporate insurance payments for companies, patients, and doctors alike. In trying to revamp a complicated, deeply entrenched healthcare system, the startup had a difficult path ahead of it. 

Then the pandemic hit. 

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